Acmg Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Bethesda, MD   |  WWW.ACMGFOUNDATION.ORG

Mission

SUPPORT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL GENETICS AND GENOMICS' (ACMG) EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO "TRANSLATE GENES INTO HEALTH" BY RAISING FUNDS TO ATTRACT THE NEXT GENERATION OF MEDICAL GENETICISTS AND GENETIC COUNSELORS, TO SPONSOR IMPORTANT RESEARCH AND TO PROMOTE INFORMATION ABOUT MEDICAL GENETICS.

Ruling year info

1993

Principal Officer

MAXIMILIAN MUENKE

Main address

7101 Wisconsin Ave

Bethesda, MD 20814

EIN

52-1841165

NTEE code info

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

2019 SUMMER GENETICS SCHOLARS PROGRAM: ACCORDING TO THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, THERE SHOULD BE ONE FULLTIME EQUIVALENT CLINICAL GENETICIST PER 250,000 CITIZENS. FOLLOWING THE MOST RECENT CERTIFICATION CYCLE IN THE UNITED STATES, THERE IS CURRENTLY ONLY ON PER 608,000 AMERICANS, LESS THAN HALF OF THE MINIMUM NEEDED TO ADEQUATELY SERVE THE COUNTRY.TO ADDRESS THIS CRITICAL ISSUE, THE ACMG FOUNDATION FOR GENETIC AND GENOMIC MEDICINE (ACMG FOUNDATION) AND ACMG ARE JOINING FORCES TO INTRODUCE SECOND-YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS TO THE MEDICAL GENETICS FIELD THROUGH AN INTENSIVE SUMMER PROGRAM. BY PAIRING STUDENTS WITH PRACTICING GENETICISTS, THIS PROGRAM WILL FOSTER PROFESSIONAL MENTORSHIP AND HIGHLIGHT THE MANY DIVERSE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE FIELD OF MEDICAL GENETICS.ACMG FOUNDATION TREATMENT GUIDELINES DEVELOPMENT FUND: THE ACCELERATION OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY OVER THESE LAST FEW YEARS HAS PUT INCREASING DEMANDS ON THE ACMG TO INTENSIFY ITS WORK IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRACTICE GUIDELINES, PARTICULARLY TO BE ABLE TO RESPOND QUICKLY AS NEW THERAPEUTICS FOR GENETIC DISEASES EMERGE.THE ACMG FOUNDATION, ON BEHALF OF ACMG, HAS ESTABLISHED A FUND TO DEVELOP AND DISSEMINATE BEST-PRACTICE GUIDELINES THAT RESPOND TO AND INCORPORATE FREQUENT, NEW SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES IN THE DIAGNOSIS, MANAGEMENT, AND TREATMENT OF GENETIC CONDITIONS, FROM DETECTION THROUGH NEWBORN SCREENING TO COMMON PROBLEMS OF ADULTHOOD.DAY OF CARING: THE DAY OF CARING IS AN EVENT WHERE FUNDS ARE RAISED TO PROVIDE BICYCLES AND HELMETS TO CHILDREN WITH GENETIC DISEASES. LOCAL GENETICS ORGANIZATIONS ARE TAPPED TO FIND RECIPIENTS AND AN EVENT IS HELD DURING THE ACMG ANNUAL MEETING TO PRESENT THESE BICYCLES.THE PURPOSE OF THE PFIZER/ACMG FOUNDATION'S "TRANSLATIONAL GENOMICS SCHOLARS" AWARD PROGRAM IS TO ADVANCE EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND STANDARDS OF PRACTICE IN MEDICAL GENETICS, AND TO DEVELOP AND EXPAND CLINICAL AND LABORATORY EXPERTISE IN MEDICAL GENETICS IN THE UNITED STATES. IT ALSO SEEKS TO INITIATE AND DEVELOP A BROAD-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR INDUSTRY FUNDING OF HIGH QUALITY PROJECTS IN THE FIELDS OF MEDICAL GENETICS.OTHER AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:- GENZYME CORPORATION FELLOWSHIP- SHIRE CORPORATION FELLOWSHIP

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$870,278
Revenue
$0

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